ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan Monday reiterated that provision of essential commodities, to the people, at suitable prices was a top priority of the government.
The prime minister directed the provincial chief secretaries to ensure proper legal action against officials showing negligence with regard to ensuring prices of daily use items.
The prime minister was chairing a meeting to review prices of essential commodities.
The prime minister further directed that besides, ensuring suitable prices of daily use items through Competition Commission of Pakistan, extensive action against profiteers and mafia should continue, providing relief to the public.
The meeting was attended by Minister for Planning Asad Umar, Minister for Industries and Production Makhdoom Khusru Bakhtiar, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Farrukh Habib, PM’s Special Assistant on Political Communication Dr Shahbaz Gill and other officials. Minister for Finance Shaukat Tarin and chief secretaries Punjab and Balochistan attended the meeting via video link.